Coronavirus in Florida: Cases surpass 30K, 1,012 reported deaths

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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Over 30,000 people in Florida have been infected with the novel coronavirus and more than 1,000 have died, according to the latest figures on the health department’s website.

‭On Thursday, Florida reported 1,072 new cases and 60 new deaths across the state.

In Friday evening’s update from the Florida Department of Health, there were 359 new cases reported, bringing the total number of cases in the state to 30,533. Over 4,800 people have been hospitalized and 1,046 have died.

On Thursday, there were nine new Tampa Bay deaths. Manatee County reported five new deaths, Polk County reported one, Pinellas County reported two and Sarasota reported one.

Manatee County reported one new death in Friday morning’s update. Pinellas, Polk and Pasco counties reported a new death Friday evening. Manatee County reported another two deaths in the evening update.

Here’s a county-by-county breakdown of known cases in the Tampa Bay area:

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY

Total Cases: 1,022
Deaths: 21
Hospitalizations: 160

Demographics of Cases
Men: 481
Women: 497

PINELLAS COUNTY

Total Cases: 673
Deaths: 24
Hospitalizations: 165

Demographics of Cases
Men: 300
Women: 332

SARASOTA COUNTY

Total Cases: 314
Deaths: 32
Hospitalizations: 111

Demographics of Cases
Men: 131
Women: 167

MANATEE COUNTY

Total Cases: 491
Deaths: 42
Hospitalizations: 126

Demographics of Cases
Men: 203
Women: 285

PASCO COUNTY

Total Cases: 230
Deaths: 4
Hospitalizations: 52

Demographics of Cases
Men: 110
Women: 113

POLK COUNTY

Total Cases: 393
Deaths: 18
Hospitalizations: 120

Demographics of Cases
Men: 160
Women: 226

HERNANDO COUNTY

Total Cases: 86
Deaths: 3
Hospitalizations: 22

Demographics of Cases
Men: 39
Women: 41

HIGHLANDS COUNTY

Total Cases: 76
Deaths: 7
Hospitalizations: 29

Demographics of Cases
Men: 40
Women: 35

CITRUS COUNTY

Total Cases: 95
Deaths: 9
Hospitalizations: 25

Demographics of Cases
Men: 47
Women: 48

HARDEE COUNTY

Total Cases: 9
Deaths: 0
Hospitalizations: 3

Demographics of Cases
Men: 3
Women: 4

Around the world, there are more than 2.78 million cases of the novel coronavirus and more than 195,000 people have died. The US has over 889,000 known cases and over 50,000 deaths.

However, there have been 781,109 recoveries across the world and 96,673 in the United States, according to Johns Hopkins University and Medicine Coronavirus Resource Center.

For more information on coronavirus in Florida, visit the live DOH Dashboard here.

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